Plant Care Chihuahua White Pine

Chihuahua White Pine

Also known as

Chihuahua White Pine, Mexican white pine and Southwestern white pine


Pinus strobiformis

How to care for Chihuahua White Pine


How often to water your Chihuahua White Pine

Water needs for Chihuahua White Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Chihuahua White Pine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Francisco, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Chihuahua White Pine in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

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Finding light for Chihuahua White Pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chihuahua White Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chihuahua White Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Francisco, California ⛅.

Chihuahua White Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Chihuahua White Pine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chihuahua White Pine: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Chihuahua White Pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Chihuahua White Pine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Chihuahua White Pine

Chihuahua White Pine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in San Francisco, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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